Animal Alphabet | Printable Math Pattern Block Templates
Math games are a great way to challenge your students’ cognition and entertain their curious minds. That’s why Pre-K Let’s Play loves to create fun math activities. Here are some pattern block templates that would be ideal for teaching shapes in your math classroom.
All you have to do is watch as your little learners explore fun ways to assemble these math pattern block mats shape by shape. This set of pattern blocks printables features 26 realistic high-quality resolution images of animals that start with each letter of the alphabet.
Each image is labeled and converted into 3 puzzle forms:
- Colors (easy)- match the puzzle by the color and shape of each pattern block
- Outlined version (intermediate)- match the Black & white version puzzle by shape only.
- Blank version (hard)- no outline or colors to help guide students.
Each puzzle form is a pattern block challenge. They all come with an original animal picture and 3 additional keys for your students to count and/or write down the number of shapes they see.
This download includes these animals:
- X-ray fish
This creative puzzle theme is best used to help your students:
- develop their confidence and self-esteem
- experience a sense of achievement in completing a puzzle
- develop fine motor skills
- develop hand-eye coordination
- develop cognitive abilities
- practice problem-solving skills
- learn and practice their social interaction skills
- develop Spatial awareness
- practice recognizing and understanding shapes
- practice recognizing and understanding animals
- practice learning letters with animals
- practice counting
- Practice identifying and writing numbers
Best Used for:
- Small group play
- Individual play
- Math Centers
These math resources were created primarily for Preschool math, Pre-K, Kindergarten STEM, and Homeschool math. Just simply print and watch your students enjoy as they use this game to gain a deeper understanding of shapes and animals. (For more durability, feel free to print with thicker card stock paper or laminate.)
And the best part for your students is that..... it doesn't feel like learning!!!